Date: 29th January 2007

Katie Holmes returns to acting

Katie Holmes is expected to make her screen return in a heist movie called Mad Money.

The film is to be directed by Thelma and Louise writer Callie Khouri, reports

it will be Holmes' first role since she and Tom Cruise had their daughter Suri last April.

She and Queen Latifah are both in talks to star in the film, which is about three women plotting to steal money that is about to be destroyed.

But Holmes is reported to have pulled out of the new Batman movie The Dark Knight.

She starred in Batman Begins but the new film will start shooting in the spring without her.

Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Gary Oldman are signed up while Heath Ledger is in line to play the Joker. The Dark Knight is scheduled for a 2008 release.

Source: Press Release